Texas

Gun Range, Gun Safety,
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May 07, 2019 - 10:18 am
Nearly a year after a mass shooting at a Texas high school in which eight students and two substitute teachers were killed, lawmakers in the gun-friendly state are close to passing new measures that they say would harden campuses by adding more armed school personnel, beefing up security plans and...
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US Supreme Court
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May 07, 2019 - 8:38 am
The Justice Department's ability to charge minors for supporting terrorist groups has been hampered by a 2018 Supreme Court decision, forcing prosecutors to hand off at least one such case to local authorities in a state without anti-terrorism laws.
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Sandra Bland
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May 07, 2019 - 7:11 am
Cellphone video recorded by Sandra Bland, a black woman found dead in a Texas jail in 2015 following a confrontational traffic stop, shows for the first time her perspective as a white state trooper draws his stun gun and points it at close range while ordering her out of the car.
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FILE - In this April 27, 2019, file photo,. Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks at a Service Employees International Union forum on labor issues in Las Vegas. The relatively few Democratic presidential candidates from red states have taken different approaches to convincing voters that a familiarity with Donald Trump country could help them denying him a second term. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 05, 2019 - 1:23 pm
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic presidential campaign (all times local): 2 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is repeating his calls to impeach President Donald Trump and drawing a distinction between himself and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who's...
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May 05, 2019 - 4:42 am
In Arlington, incumbent Jeff Williams is elected to his third and final term as mayor. Williams held a comfortable lead as election results rolled in Saturday night, polling at 59 percent as the race finished up. His closest contender was Ruby Woolridge; she came in second with 26 percent of the...
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